Privacy Policy

SevaChild International is committed to maintaining your confidence and trust, and accordingly maintains the following privacy policy to protect your personal information.

SevaChild International’s Commitment to Security

SevaChild International encrypts billing information online. Personal information is accessible only by SevaChild International staff or by SevaChild International affiliate organizations or contractors who are also bound to adhere to this policy as part of their contract with SevaChild International.

Personal Information that SevaChild International May Collect

SevaChild International collects the following types of personal information: names, postal and e-mail addresses, phone and facsimile numbers and billing information. SevaChild International will also collect organizational information from those that apply for membership, some of which might constitute personal information, as well as personal information from individuals acting solely in a donor or sponsorship capacity. SevaChild International does not collect or maintain information from those actually known to be under the age of 13, and no part of our site is structured to attract anyone under the age of 13.

How SevaChild International May Use Personal Information

Unless you consent, SevaChild International will use your personal information for the purpose for which it was submitted such as to reply to inquiries, process billing and member requests related to program participation, and we will use such information to provide notices and in member recordkeeping. Our research may lead to the publication of aggregate demographic data but will not result in the reporting or publication of any personal information provided to us. At certain points where personal information is collected on our site, there may be a box where you may indicate you would like to be on a list to receive information about other SevaChild International programs and services and about ways to support the SevaChild International. At any time you can add or remove your name from our mailing list by contacting us at privacy@sevachild.org.

How Your Information May Be Shared

SevaChild International may share your personal information with our affiliates such as Association of Child Aid Organizations India (ACAOI) or Association of Child Aid Organizations Norway (ACAON) to research industry practices. Just as in any research we may do, SevaChild International research will not result in the reporting or publication of any personal information. SevaChild International never sells or rents personal information. We will also release personal information under the following circumstances: Where release is required by law (for example, a subpoena) or regulation, or is requested by an agency for governmental investigative purposes or governmental proceedings; Where our records indicate a member may be engaged in fraudulent activity or other deceptive practices that a governmental agency should be made aware of or to appropriate persons, if a member’s communication suggests possible harm to others.

Help Us Keep Your Personal Information Accurate

If your personal information changes or you would like to review the personal information we may have on file, please email us with the new information or your review request at info@sevachild.org. Let us also know the department or SevaChild International program that led to your submission of personal information so we may efficiently locate your information.

Computer Tracking and Cookies

A cookie is a small amount of data that is sent to your browser from a Web server and stored on your computer’s hard drive. SevaChild International uses cookies to provide easier site navigation and access to member only areas. You can still use SevaChild International site if your browser is set to reject cookies but you will not be able to login as a member. Our web site is not set up to track, collect or distribute personal information not entered by its visitors. We use cookies only to validate membership status and online status for the members only areas of our site. Our site logs do generate certain kinds of non-identifying site usage data, such as the number of hits and visits to our site. This information is used for internal purposes by technical support staff to provide better services to the public and may also be provided to others, but again, the statistics contain no personal information and cannot be used to gather such information.

Problems

If you have a complaint or question about SevaChild International’s compliance with this privacy policy, you may contact us at privacy@sevachild.org.